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express
Property prices UK: Midlands mini-BOOM as asking prices soar in Augustnational average when compared to a year ago, are all in the middle band of the
express / Posted 36 minutes ago
national average when compared to a year ago, are all in the middle band of the country. They are Leicestershire (+6.9%), West Midlands (+6.9%), Worcestershire (+7.0%), Bedfordshire (+7.0%), Nottinghamshire (+7.1%), Norfolk (+7.4%), Derbyshire... Read more
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International Business Times
UK house prices record largest fall in August despite Midlands's 'mini-boom' period last year, while Derbyshire recorded a 7.9% increase and prices in Leice
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
period last year, while Derbyshire recorded a 7.9% increase and prices in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and the West Midlands all saw prices rise 7% from a year ago. Bedfordshire and Worcestershire also recorded a 7% increase from... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Nurse's home burgled as she gave birth while her mum and children slept upstairslittle Rion just hours before the burglary (Image: Birmingham Mail)Read More T
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
little Rion just hours before the burglary (Image: Birmingham Mail)Read More The car has the registration of BV66 ZJE. A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “Police were alerted to a house burglary in Erdington which is believed to have taken... Read more
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birminghammail
The latest news and travel updates on August 21Mail daily news live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and
birminghammail / Posted 4 hours ago
Mail daily news live blog, bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather from around Birmingham and the West Midlands every day. Stay tuned for all the latest updates below: If you've spotted anything in your area, you can get... Read more
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birminghammail
Mini-boom in house price growth in West Midlandsrate according to a new index. It also reveals that swathes of central England
birminghammail / Posted 4 hours ago
rate according to a new index. It also reveals that swathes of central England are enjoying a similar boom. In the West Midlands prices have risen by 6.9 per cent, more than double the 3.1 per cent increase in asking prices across England... Read more
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express
Is your house in a British boom town? Best price growth revealed as values rocket £85kareas which have also benefitted by a resurgence in the market are Leicestershi
express / Posted 4 hours ago
areas which have also benefitted by a resurgence in the market are Leicestershire, Worcestershire, Nottinghamshire, the West Midlands and Bedfordshire, which have all reported strong growth figures. Miles Shipside, director of Rightmove, said:... Read more
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birminghammail
West Midlands tech list: Which companies are the ones to watchTechnology and innovation can be found in companies across all sectors of the W
birminghammail / Posted 5 hours ago
Technology and innovation can be found in companies across all sectors of the West Midlands' economy. These can include web development, new apps, life sciences and manufacturing. We've taken a look at just some of those businesses in Birmingham... Read more
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Reading Evening Post
Four Reading homes flagged too dangerous for paramedics to visitaddresses were flagged at the end of 2015. The total may be higher as figures
Reading Evening Post / Posted 6 hours ago
addresses were flagged at the end of 2015. The total may be higher as figures are not available for the East Midlands, West Midlands or South East Coast Ambulance services. Labour MP Chris Bryant is set to introduce a proposed new law, the... Read more
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birminghammail
Killer driver still at large eight months after tragic hit-and-runwhich was responsible for the crash. In the appeal, Sergeant Alan Wood, from t
birminghammail / Posted 18 hours ago
which was responsible for the crash. In the appeal, Sergeant Alan Wood, from the Regional Collision Investigation Unit for West Midlands Police, said: "We are desperately wanting to speak to the driver of this vehicle. It failed to stop at the... Read more
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birminghammail
Car crashes into Birmingham nightclubtaken at the scene show extensive damage to the vehicles.Damage to cars outside
birminghammail / Posted 20 hours ago
taken at the scene show extensive damage to the vehicles.Damage to cars outside Suki10c nightclub, Digbeth A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: “We were called at 2:53am to reports of a two-car collision. “One had collided with... Read more
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Cardiff City Online
Wolves 1 - 2 Cardiff City. CommentIf it were, we would not have made a record breaking start and be top of the ta
Cardiff City Online / Posted 21 hours ago
If it were, we would not have made a record breaking start and be top of the table with victories over rich, highly fancied West Midlands teams on successive Saturday’s behind us – if other clubs, and their supporters, don’t realise and accept that... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Princess Diana statue to be unveiled by princes at their mum's former homeand turned green. Andrew Walsh sculpted the granite artwork in 2000 with the a
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 hours ago
and turned green. Andrew Walsh sculpted the granite artwork in 2000 with the aim of displaying it his hometown of Walsall, West Midlands. But its official unveiling was scrapped after the town’s mayor branded it bizarre and a local MP said it... Read more
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Aljazeera
UK: Palestine activists face prison over Elbit protestof Israeli drone manufacturer, Elbit Systems. Five protesters were arrested in
Aljazeera / Posted 22 hours ago
of Israeli drone manufacturer, Elbit Systems. Five protesters were arrested in July after the demonstration in the West Midlands town of Shenstone and later charged with a breach of the Trade Union and Labour Relations. Operations at the... Read more
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chroniclelive
How much do parents spend on sending kids back to school?size) East Anglia, £158.14 East Midlands, £165.87 London, £184.89 North Eas
chroniclelive / Posted 23 hours ago
size) East Anglia, £158.14 East Midlands, £165.87 London, £184.89 North East, £171.37 North West, £180.13 Scotland, £180.05 South East, £170.06 South West, £169.39 Wales, £166.47 West Midlands, £158.64 Yorkshire and the Humber,... Read more
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HITC Sport
Utterly dreadful, abysmal: Aston Villa fans urge Steve Bruce to sell one manhour mark, and it does not bode well for his first-team prospects for the rest
HITC Sport / Posted yesterday
hour mark, and it does not bode well for his first-team prospects for the rest of the campaign. And plenty of fans of the West Midlands club expressed their frustration with the former Tottenham defender and urged Bruce to sell up in favour of... Read more
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walesonline
Cardiff City make pundits re-write their predictionsWarnock. Zohore typified the kind of physicality and resilience that the veter
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Warnock. Zohore typified the kind of physicality and resilience that the veteran manager always demands in this bruising West Midlands battle. There were hefty challenges flying in from both sides but Cardiff soon found a way to grind down Nuno... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Parents feel the squeeze as back-to-school costs mount upEast Midlands, £165.87 :: London, £184.89 :: North East, £171.37 :: North We
North-West Evening Mail / Posted yesterday
East Midlands, £165.87 :: London, £184.89 :: North East, £171.37 :: North West, £180.13 :: Scotland, £180.05 :: South East, £170.06 :: South West, £169.39 :: Wales, £166.47 :: West Midlands, £158.64 :: Yorkshire and the Humbe... Read more
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The News and Star
Parents feel the squeeze as back-to-school costs mount upEast Midlands, £165.87 :: London, £184.89 :: North East, £171.37 :: North We
The News and Star / Posted yesterday
East Midlands, £165.87 :: London, £184.89 :: North East, £171.37 :: North West, £180.13 :: Scotland, £180.05 :: South East, £170.06 :: South West, £169.39 :: Wales, £166.47 :: West Midlands, £158.64 :: Yorkshire and the Humbe... Read more
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walesonline
The incredible images that highlight scale of Wolves winside of Leo Bonatini's effort earned the Bluebirds all three points for the fou
walesonline / Posted yesterday
side of Leo Bonatini's effort earned the Bluebirds all three points for the fourth game on the bounce to ensure Cardiff remain at the summit of the table. And it's safe to say Neil Warnock and co. enjoyed their trip to the West Midlands...Read... Read more
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birminghammail
Wanted for distraction burglary, jewellery theft and attackwoman's home in a failed attempt at a distraction burglary, these are August's
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
woman's home in a failed attempt at a distraction burglary, these are August's faces which have been caught on camera. West Midlands Police are looking for a man who used dye stained notes in various bookies across Oldbury, Rowley Reigis and... Read more
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birminghammail
The most dangerous places to live near Birminghammonth’s crime statistics has revealed the most and least dangerous places to li
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
month’s crime statistics has revealed the most and least dangerous places to live near Birmingham. Figures recorded by West Midlands Police - available on www.police.uk - show details of the thousands of crimes reported in Birmingham and the... Read more
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sportsmole
Steve Bruce hits out at "vile" social media trolls after slow startwhat they said a few weeks ago and hopefully shove it down their throats." Bru
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
what they said a few weeks ago and hopefully shove it down their throats." Bruce took over from Roberto Di Matteo as Villa boss last October, guiding the West Midlands outfit from 19th to 13th in the remaining seven months of the 2016-17... Read more
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birminghammail
What to do if you're burgled - and how to prevent break-insthan ever to know what to do in the event of a burglary and how you can stop th
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
than ever to know what to do in the event of a burglary and how you can stop thieves from breaking-in in the first place. West Midlands Police offer in-depth advice for any situation homeowners could be faced with on their website, including if... Read more
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Stoke City FC
Preview: Stoke City v Arsenalmatches since the Club returned to the top-flight in 2008 but never one which h
Stoke City FC / Posted yesterday
matches since the Club returned to the top-flight in 2008 but never one which has been against Arsene Wenger’s side. The West Midlands based referee last took charge of City last season during the Club’s maiden trip to the London Stadium where a... Read more
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FOX News
Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently trackedtraffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our
FOX News / Posted yesterday
traffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our aircraft." One passenger, Sarah Hatfield from Quarry Bank in the West Midlands of England, says the fighter jet "was so close I could read the writing on its tail... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently trackedtraffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
traffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our aircraft." One passenger, Sarah Hatfield from Quarry Bank in the West Midlands of England, says the fighter jet "was so close I could read the writing on its tail... Read more
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birminghammail
'Drunk' holidaymaker who 'wet himself' marched off flighta week of passengers causing chaos either on board a plane or inside the airpor
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
a week of passengers causing chaos either on board a plane or inside the airport. A Freedom of Information request to West Midlands Police shows 303 passengers have been arrested for disruptive behaviour in the three years since 2014. Cases... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently trackedtraffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
traffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our aircraft." One passenger, Sarah Hatfield from Quarry Bank in the West Midlands of England, says the fighter jet "was so close I could read the writing on its tail... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently trackedtraffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
traffic authorities, as to why a military aircraft was apparently tracking our aircraft." One passenger, Sarah Hatfield from Quarry Bank in the West Midlands of England, says the fighter jet "was so close I could read the writing on its tail... Read more
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walesonline
Wolves vs Cardiff City team news: Zohore starts, Tomlin on benchRead More Unchanged Wolves include star signings Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota in
walesonline / Posted yesterday
Read More Unchanged Wolves include star signings Ruben Neves and Diogo Jota in their side. Something has to give in the West Midlands. both clubs having 100 per cent records to date. Mendez-Laing faces his former club on a hot streak of form,... Read more
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birminghammail
Police still to make decision over ex-IRA bomber claimsTHE BBC says it is considering a request made by West Midlands Police to releas
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
THE BBC says it is considering a request made by West Midlands Police to release full records of an interview with a self confessed ex-IRA bomber who claimed he was involved with the group responsible for the Birmingham Pub Bombings. In the... Read more
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sportsmole
Steve Bruce hits out "vile" social media trolls after slow startwhat they said a few weeks ago and hopefully shove it down their throats." Bru
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
what they said a few weeks ago and hopefully shove it down their throats." Bruce took over from Roberto Di Matteo as Villa boss last October, guiding the West Midlands outfit from 19th to 13th in the remaining seven months of the 2016-17... Read more
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Gazette
UK house prices growing, but where are the largest rises happening?7.5 per cent. It was closely followed by the East Midlands (7.2 per cent), whil
Gazette / Posted yesterday
7.5 per cent. It was closely followed by the East Midlands (7.2 per cent), while the south-west (5.5 per cent) and the West Midlands (5.3 per cent) also saw large gains. In the north-east, house prices increased by 1.6 per cent, while the... Read more
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birminghammail
Eurostar train becomes virtual classroom for future rail engineerscreated the UK’s first Certificate of Higher Education (CHE) in High Speed Rail
birminghammail / Posted 2 days ago
created the UK’s first Certificate of Higher Education (CHE) in High Speed Rail and Infrastructure, which people in the West Midlands can now apply for. College chief executive Clair Mowbray said: “This latest addition to our Birmingham campus... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Deadly Paul Dann's the man in Oxford Carp Leaguefrom Didcot, was a runaway winner in the ninth round of the Ace Tackle & Bait O
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
from Didcot, was a runaway winner in the ninth round of the Ace Tackle & Bait Oxford Carp League at Barston Fishery in the West Midlands. Dann had a bag of big f1 carp caught on the pellet waggler, weighing 125lb 14oz 0drms which eclipsed the... Read more
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International Business Times
Killer knifed girlfriend with ornamental sword then drove dead body to doctor's claiming suicide imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 24 years. The 55-year-old then drove her i
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 24 years. The 55-year-old then drove her in his van from their home in Cradley Heath, West Midlands, to their local doctor's surgery claiming she had stabbed herself during a domestic row. The court was told... Read more
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Bolton News
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Bolton News / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Bury Times
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Bury Times / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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Gazette
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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guardian-series
Boy, 13, dies after being pulled from water at popular beauty spotthe emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water.
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
the emergency services to again warn of the dangers of swimming in open water. Station commander Simon Woodward, of West Midlands Fire Service, said their thoughts were with the boy’s family and friends. He said the incident “serves as a... Read more
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